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Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
Observes Swachhta Pakhwada

Anand Saurabh

Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment observed Swachhta Pakhwada from 16th - 30th June, 2017.  Various activities and cleanliness drives were undertaken by the Ministry, its departments and offices during the period to spread the message of Government's flagship programme Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and to make the surrounding clean, hygienic and healthy. During Pakhwada, National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation, NSFDC's team cleaned the streets of JJ cluster of Chitra Vihar in East Delhi, and got the sewers cleaned. Door to door awareness about cleanliness, hygienity and healthy life amongst the residents of the JJ cluster was also done by the NSFDC team.
Water purifying tablets were also distributed by NSFDC team to make corporation supplied drinkable particularly during rainy season. On demand of the residents of the cluster, NSFDC provided sizeable dustbins in the JJ cluster for dumping their garbage instead of littering here and there.
As a part of the Swachhta Pakhwada initiatives, Nukkud Nataks were organized by National Backward Classes Finance & Development Corporation, NBCFDC to spread the importance of Swachhta and ill effects of Aswachhta at various common locations in Shahpur Jat village in the national capital on 25th June, 2017. A demonstration on ease and benefits of composting was also given. The programmes were watched with interest by the residents who braved the Sunday afternoon sun
It also organized an essay competition on Swachhta and Composting on 24th June, 2017. The best essays was awarded Domestic Compost unit.